Japan gears up for RWC 2019 – Sportshour, BBC World Service

Japan gears up for RWC 2019 – Sportshour, BBC World Service

On this assignment in Japan I explored the Japanese relationship with Rugby ahead of hosting the World Cup in 2019.

 

Japan will host the Rugby World Cup in 2019. It will be the first time the tournament will be held in Asia. So how are preparations going and has their famous victory over South Africa in the 2015 edition sparked an interest in the sport? Simon Parker reports from Japan.

 

Listen to the full report here. 

Date

July 1, 2017

Category

Radio